Wizz Air announced two net routes on Friday with service between Dortmund and Mykonos in Greece as well as flights between Larnaca and Bergen, Norway. The carrier’s Dortmund base was announced last month, while the new Larnaca base was announced in May.
Wizz Air announced today (July 17, 2020) two new routes from recently established bases in Dortmund, Germany and Larnaca in Cyprus. From Dortmund, the carrier will offer service to Mykonos in Greece, which is in the center of the Cyclades island group. Mykonos is a popular holiday destination with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, vibrant nightlife, picturesque beaches and stunning architecture featuring whitewashed houses and blue-domed churches. Wizz Air’s new Dortmund base was only announced a month ago and together with Mykonos, the carrier now offers service on 49 routes to 25 countries from the German base. In Friday’s announcement, Wizz Air’s Chief Commercial officer, George Michalopoulos said,
“Just one month after announcing the new WIZZ base in Dortmund, today we are delighted to announce further expansion of our local network by adding a new exciting route to Mykonos in Greece, starting from 9 August 2020. We believe that these routes represent another step forward in the expansion of our network, while more travellers can enjoy Wizz Air’s attractive fares paired with outstanding service on board. We welcome all eager travellers on-board one of Europe’s youngest and most reliable fleets.”
In a separate announcement of Friday, Wizz Air also announced new service from their base in Larnaca, Cyprus to Bergen in Norway. Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, is known as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’ and is a UNESCO World Heritage city. Bergen offers a rich cultural history, unparalleled vistas and an exciting urban life all year long. Wizz Air now offers routes to 38 destinations in 22 countries from their Larnaca, Cyprus base. Service between Larnaca and Bergen will commence on August 9, 2020.
Complementing today’s route announcements, Wizz Air also launched a new era of sanitized air travel on Friday with enhanced hygiene protocols to ensure the health and safety of their customers and crewmembers. Cabin crew member will be outfitted with personal protection equipment (PPE) including gloves and facemasks and guests will also be required to wear a facemask throughout their flight. All Wizz aircraft are also put through an industry-leading fogging process with an antiviral solution. Magazines have been removed from aircraft and customers are encouraged to make onboard purchases via contactless payment. Customers can also add ‘WIZZ Flex’ when booking tickets which includes an extra level of flexibility for rebooking tickets for different dates or even changing destinations.
Budapest, Hungary-based Wizz Air serves 155 destinations across 45 countries and operates an all Airbus fleet of 124 airbus A320 and A321 aircraft. The airline is the largest LCC in Central and Eastern Europe and operates one of the youngest fleets in the world. Wizz Air offers over 710 routes from 33 bases and served around 40 million guests over the last 12 months. The carrier offers superior guest service at exceptionally low fares and trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol WIZZ.
Source: Wizz Air